Epic films

  1. 'Hunger Games' Sets Box Office Record With $155 Million First Weekend

    March 26, 2012 7:15 AM EDT "The Hunger Games" is expected to pull in $155 million at the box office in North America over the weekend, making it the biggest non-sequel opening in history as well as the biggest March film ever. 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack S ...

  2. Justin Bieber Documentary Tops DVD Sales Chart

    May 18, 2011 4:15 PM EDT DVD buyers had Bieber fever last week; Blu-ray Disc fans, not so much. Paramount Home Entertainment topped the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart the week ending May 15 with "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," while on the research ...

  3. Film Musicians Sue for Access to Spyglass Entertainment Financials

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Film Musicians Secondary Market Fund, a trust set up to collect and distribute residual payments to musicians in the TV and film industry, is eyeing Spyglass Entertainment for possible money owed on at least fifteen motion pictures. The group ...

  4. `Tron: Legacy' Uploads at Number 1 with $43.6 Million Opening Weekend

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES - Jeff Bridges' sci-fi sequel "Tron: Legacy" has leaped to the top of the box-office grid with a $43.6 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Disney release reboots the story line started in B ...

  5. David Arnold Unveils Second London Concert For Care

    August 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT James Bond film composer David Arnold has announced details of his second annual Concert for Care, a charity event for Care International at the Royal Albert Hall on Oct. 18 that will feature one of the biggest ever gatherings of top movie compose ...

  6. First P2P Arrest Under New Law In Japan

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The High-tech Crime Control Office made its first arrest using a P2P surveillance system that went in to service in January, to find the uploader of films including "Avatar" and "Percy Jackson and the Olympians." A 62-year-old ...

  7. Concert Tour Of "Star Wars" To Kick Off In October

    July 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A concert version of "Star Wars," featuring a live symphony orchestra, huge screens, film clips and a traveling exhibit, will kick off a North American tour in October with plans to go global in 2010. "Star Wars: In Concert" is ...

  8. Barnes & Noble Reports $15M Q2 Net Income

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barnes & Noble posted $15.4 million in net income, or earnings of 27 cents per diluted share, on sales of $1.22 billion in the company's fiscal second quarter ended Aug. 2. That compares with the $18 million, or 26 cents per diluted share ...

  9. Composer Malcolm Arnold Dies After Illness

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Malcolm Arnold, the British composer who won an Oscar for the musical score to the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai," has died after a brief illness. Malcolm Arnold, the British composer who won an Oscar for the musical score to the fi ...

  10. Bonnaroo Grosses $15 Million

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Featival is world's top-grossing. Featival is world's top-grossing. News ...

  11. 'Narnia' Top Selling DVD This Year

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sales top 11 million since April 4 release. Buena Vista Home Entertainment reported Tuesday (May 16) sales of more than 11 million DVDs of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," making it the top-selling DVD so ...

  12. Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Coming To DVD

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be released Sept. 12. The original theatrical versions of the three earliest "Star Wars" films are finally coming to DVD Sept. 12, exactly two years after diehard fans blasted Lucasfilm Ltd. for releasing only the digitally modified 2 ...

  13. Star Wars Episode III To Be DVD Only

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith" will be the first major theatrical home video title to only be released on the DVD format. The title, which is the last of the Star Wars franchise to be re “Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of t ...

  14. Jackson's Wingnut Films Sues Over 'Rings' Profits

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Peter Jackson's production company, Wingnut Films Ltd., has sued New Line Cinema for allegedly withholding profits, including home video revenue, from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rin LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  15. Saul Zaentz Sues New Line Over "Lord Of The Rings"

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Saul Zaentz Co. has filed against New Line Cinema, seeking more than $20 million in unpaid compensation from "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. The suit was filed Aug. 18 in the Los Angeles Superior NEW YORK -- The Saul Zaentz Co. has ...

  16. Picture This

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's four-disc "Star Wars Trilogy" DVD set will include four hours of extra features. Read Jill Kipnis' column. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's four-disc "Star Wars Tri ...

  17. Lord Of The Rings DVD Triggers Copyright Suit

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" books are suing a New Jersey company for publishing a four-volume DVD compilation on the books. NEW YORK--The companies that own the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien& ...

  18. Shore, 'Rings' Take Music Oscars

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Composer Howard Shore and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" won both music categories at the 76th annual Academy Awards, held last night (Feb. 29) at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. Sh Composer Howard Shore and "The ...

  19. Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Headed To DVD

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The original "Star Wars" trilogy will make its debut on DVD Sept. 21 as a four-disc boxed set from Lucasfilm and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The original "Star Wars" trilogy will make its debut on DVD Sept. 21 as ...

  20. Movies & Music

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Line Cinema is shaping up to be a big film-music-award winner this year with "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." New Line Cinema is shaping up to be a big film-music-award winner this year with "The Lord of the Ring ...